Photos of foot waving foreigner criticized in Phuket

Photos of foot waving foreigner criticized in Phuket

PHUKET: A foreigner who stuck his foot out the window of a passenger van has received a lot of criticism on social media after pictures of the incident were posted online. The pictures were taken two weeks ago by a Facebook user, who wishes to remain anonymous, driving behind the van on Thepkrasattri Road near the Bang Koo junc

- Saturday, February 18, 2017 | 11:30 AM

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Russian arrested, may face prison term for feeding fish

Russian arrested, may face prison term for feeding fish

KOH RACHA: A Russian tourist was arrested, with bail set at 100,000 baht, for feeding fish in Koh Racha yesterday afternoon. “The incident occurred at Plab Pla beach on Koh Racha Yai. During a regular patrol, officers found Olga Smirnova, 53, feeding bread to the fish,” said Suchat Rattanaruengsri, Region 6 head of the Marine

- Yesterday, 10:57AM

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Phuket woman set on fire, ex-husband wanted by police

Phuket woman set on fire, ex-husband wanted by police

PHUKET: A woman sustained burns to 30 per cent of her body after her ex-husband allegedly hit her, emptied a bottle of lighter fluid over her body and then set her on fire at about 5pm today. Rungruedee Sithibut, 43, is employed as a cleaner at the Thepkrasattri Municipality Kindergarten. Her ex-husband came by and the two repo

- Yesterday, 05:27PM

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B200k worth of drugs nabbed in 'random check' in Phuket

B200k worth of drugs nabbed in 'random check' in Phuket

PHUKET: A man was arrested with about 200,000 baht's worth of ya bah (methamphetamine) pills while trying to enter Phuket yesterday. "We caught him at the Tah Chat Chai checkpoint just as he had arrived in Phuket from Narathiwat,” said Lt Col Thawat Tansakun of Tah Chat Chai Police. The suspect, named by the police a

- Saturday, February 18, 2017 | 03:30 PM

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